History of Great Maplestead
Chelmshoe House Farm, Great Maplestead
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History of Great Maplestead >> White's Directory 1863
White's Directory of Essex 1863 - list of inhabitants.
If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, the nearest census date for this 1863 directory is the 1861 census.
Note: the directory lists the names in the following order: Surname, First Name. It also abbreviates names. These have been reversed and typed in full to assist research.
My ancestor lived here at this time, but why aren't they listed here? Answer: Not everyone appeared in a trade directory. Please read our Trade Directories article.
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Samuel Binks, poulterer, etc.
Benjamin Broyd, boot and shoe maker
George Corder, blacksmith
Rev. Edgar Siritt Corrie, M.A., vicar
Richard Cracknell beerhouse and shopkeeper
Sarah Deal, wheelwright
William Hart, carpenter
Henry Hawkins, blacksmith, etc.
John Isaac, schoolmaster
William Jarman, carpenter, etc.
John Lewsey, bricklayer
Charles Metson and Henry Playle, corn millers, Hulls Mill
Richard Rule, gardener
Newman Sparrow, farm bailiff
Henry John Sperling, Esq., Dynes Hall
Mrs. G. Sperling, Monk's Hall
Robert Whybrew, baker
James Brewster, Hampers
Mrs. Emberson Bennett's
Theophilus Harrington, Mill Farm
Joshua Jackson, Lodge Farm
William Horatio King, Hoppoles
Metson and Playle, Hulls Mill
Philip Gowlett Nunn, Esq. Barrett's Hall, and Lucking House
John Rayner, Great Chelmshoe House and Purls Hill
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Great Maplestead - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Great Maplestead - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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